INSTRODUCCIÓN

1. When and where does COPAHUE EXTREMO Termas del Neuquén race take place?
- Near Copahue, Province of Neuquén, Argentina.
See map
- Race Date: September 16, 2017.
- Registration deadline: September 15, 2017. 8 P.M

2. How and where can I register?
On our website, completing the online Registration Form, from January 25, 2017. REGISTRATION FORM

3. How much is the Registration Fee and what does it include?

10K

$900 (nine hundred ARS) for those registered before 03/31/2017
$1100 (one thousand and one hundred ARS) for those registered before 05/31/2017
$1200 (one thousand and two hundred ARS) for those registered before 07/31/2017
$1300 (one thousand and three hundred ARS) for those registered before 09/02/2017
THOSE WHO REGISTER BEFORE 03/31/2017 HAVE TIME UNTIL 04/30/2017 TO MAKE THE CORRESPONDING PAYMENT AND SEND THE RECEIPT VIA E-MAIL TO: inscripciones@copahueextremo.com.ar
THOSE WHO REGISTER FROM 04/01/2017 HAVE 30 DAYS IN A ROW TO MAKE THE CORRESPONDING PAYMENT AND SEND THE RECEIPT VIA E-MAIL TO: inscripciones@copahueextremo.com.ar

20K

$1300 (one thousand and three hundred ARS) for those registered before 03/31/2017
$1400 (one thousand and four hundred ARS) for those registered before 05/31/2017
$1600 (one thousand and six hundred ARS) for those registered before 07/31/2017
$1700 (one thousand and seven hundred ARS) for those registered before 09/02/2017

THOSE WHO REGISTER BEFORE 03/31/2017 HAVE TIME UNTIL 04/30/2017 TO MAKE THE CORRESPONDING PAYMENT AND SEND THE RECEIPT VIA E-MAIL TO: inscripciones@copahueextremo.com.ar
THOSE WHO REGISTER FROM 04/01/2017 HAVE 30 DAYS IN A ROW TO MAKE THE CORRESPONDING PAYMENT AND SEND THE RECEIPT VIA E-MAIL TO: inscripciones@copahueextremo.com.ar

Registration Fee includes:
- the right to take part in the event
- timing control
- runner’s technical T-shirt
- finisher medal
- refreshment stands (liquid supplies) during the race and at the Finishing Line
- cloakroom service
- sports insurance
- FREE photographs of the race
- either a post-race sports/remedial massage or a thermal bath (the latter is subject to weather conditions)
- a trophy for the top 3 finishers in the general ranking, as well as for the top 3 finishers in each age/gender category
- free entrance to post-race party and awards ceremony. Food and drinks included.
- we will be adding more information on our website and social networks: Facebook and Twitter!

4. How and where do I pay the registration?
Once the Registration Form is completed, payment must be made within the following 30 days (09/02/2017 at the latest, for those who register from 08/02/2017 on). Payment options are: online payment, bank transfer or deposit (bank account information will be provided during the registration process)

REGISTRATION FORM

5. What are the overall race distances? How long is the snowshoe running stretch (in Km)?
There are two distances in COPAHUE EXTREMO Termas del Neuquén: 10-k (approx. 8-k trail running and 2-k snowshoe running) and 20-k (approx. 15-k trail running and 5-k snowshoe running)
In some parts of the race the use of snowshoes is MANDATORY. Then each participant will decide whether to continue wearing them or not, according to the ground conditions.
EACH PARTICIPANT MUST CARRY THEIR SNOWSHOES DURING THE WHOLE RACE in the way they consider most convenient: holding them in their hands, in a backpack, etc.

6.Are the snowshoes provided by the Organization?
NO.
They can be purchased or rented at ski/mountaineering rental stores. The cost of that is approximately $300 per day.
You can rent them in Caviahue at:
Marushstar: +54 9 2942 442772
eneQene: +54 9 2942 466969
For more information: info@copahueextremo.com.ar.

7. Is it hard to run on snowshoes?
No. Running or walking on snowshoes is just like walking or running without them. You need to make some small changes in your running or walking technique: a slightly wider stance, and lifting your knees higher.

8. What are the Age Categories?

Distances: 10-k and 20-k

FEMALE MALE
16 to 29 years of age 16 to 29 years of age
30 to 39 years of age 30 to 39 years of age
40 to 49 years of age 40 to 49 years of age
50 and more 50 and more

9. Where can I find suitable accommodation?
Hotels in Copahue remain closed from May to November due to the huge seasonal snow accumulation. For this reason, Caviahue is the most suitable place for accommodation. There you can find hotels, inns, hostels and guesthouses.

10. Is there any prize money?
NOT CURRENTLY. In the case of any change, this will be announced by the Organization.

11. Where and when can I register? Where and when will the packet pickup take place?
Packet pickup will take place on Friday, September 15, 2017 from 03:00pm to 08:00pm in CAVIAHUE (Convention Center). There, runners will sign a Race Rules document.

Allí se firmará el reglamento de carrera.

SEE RULES

12. Is there any required equipment?

  • Official T-shirt. Race bib must remain visible throughout the whole race.
  • sunglasses / goggles
  • thermal shirt / first skin
  • gloves
  • waterproof / windbreaker jacket
  • survival alumium blanket
  • waterproof/windbreaker pants
  • snowshoes (these are NOT provided by the Organization)
  • warm clothes (to be used pre- and post race)

Not compulsory but HIGHLY RECOMMENDED equipment

  • backpack to carry the snowshoes throughout the WHOLE race course
  • trekking poles, which provide safety in harsh ground conditions (in the case of snow/rain)
  • sunscreen/sunblock
  • A towel to be used in the post race thermal bath (included within registration fee)

* The Organization will announce if weather conditions force them to make any changes as to the mandatory/recommended equipment